Supporting High-Risk Mothers and Their Families

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C-Sections Riskier

Women who deliver their first baby by cesarean section are more likely to need blood transfusions and be admitted to intensive care units than women who opt for a vaginal delivery, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. Click here for the full article!Read More

When Your Pregnancy is High Risk

Candace Hurley, founder Sidelines, an international nonprofit aimed at supporting women and families through a high-risk pregnancy, says women should be armed with an arsenal of questions before they go to their first appointment. Click for the full article!Read More

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Waiting To Pick Your Baby's Name Raises The Risk For...

Agonizing over what to name your baby? A new report discusses why you should have your baby's name ready sooner rather than later. Click here for the full article!Read More

Bed Rest and the Art of Doing Nothing

  by Leslie Contreras Schwartz for the Huffington Post I am entering my sixth week of bed rest at 30 weeks pregnant, and I am often surprised by the reaction I get from the people I tell. "Oh, you poor thing!" a woman might say. "I was on bed rest for two days and I wanted to go crazy." The reason [...] Read More

High-Risk Moms: Our Common Bond By Catherine Halpern

High-Risk Moms: Our Common Bond By Catherine Halpern

My high-risk pregnancy was certainly a challenge. But because of my experience I connect to people on a much deeper level and I know what matters...

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Who we are

Who we are

Sidelines is a non-profit organization providing support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies and premature births.

We believe that families can cope more successfully with a high-risk pregnancy with appropriate medical intervention, education, and a strong support system. When you find yourself on the sidelines, we're here to help.

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